Join us as we celebrate the life of Amelia Earhart, one of our early
founding members. We do that this year by hearing from two local women
who exemplify the qualities of determination and courage that have led
Zontians to admire Earhart and to aspire to be a bit like her.
OUR GUEST SPEAKERS
was born and raised in Colorado Springs and was
engage in the outdoors at a very young age by highly active
parents. She recently became the first woman to climb the great face of El
Capitan in Yosemite Valley alone and in a single push (without
sleeping). Jes is eager to share her stories and tips on how a little
determination, mental fortitude, and the power of human connection can go
a long way in accomplishing life's big goals, which includes breaking some
was born and raised in Syracuse, NY. At the
learned how to ski. Falling in love with the sport at an early age, Briana
participated in a youth racing program and then went on to become a ski
instructor. In 2013, she moved to Colorado to attend the United States Air
Force Academy, where she encountered many challenges, physical and
mental. As a freshman cadet, Briana joined the USAFA Alpine Ski team where
she rediscovered her love of speed and ski racing. Now in her third year
at the Academy, she is starting the ski season in the beautiful Colorado
mountains. She is very excited to share her experiences as a ski racer,
and as a cadet, and how she has tackled adversity in both realms of her
The program is open and free to the public. 3 Margaritas is located at
3956 Academy Blvd.
Dinner is available for purchase.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
by January 4th to reserve your seat.
Zonta Club of the Pikes Peak Area has been serving the Colorado Springs
community since 1949. The club exists to advance the status of women in
our community and around the world through service and advocacy. To learn
more visit http://www.zontapikespeak.org